Lorraine T. Carter was born on September 24th 1946, in Philadelphia, PA to the late Helen Williams and William Ranmey. Lorraine was a caring mother, grandmother, sister, friend, cousin, aunt and everything in between. Lorraine was educated in the Philadelphia Public School System and attended South Philadelphia High School. Lorraine worked various position with the City of Philadelphia for over 30 years and would retire as a Custodial Supervisor for the Philadelphia Police Department. while working for the city and raising four children, Lorraine had returned to school to complete her high school education and received her GED in May of 1980. Throughout her life, Lorraine wanted to find something meaningful, Lorraine had symbolized her second greatest accomplishment by dedicating herself to Jehovah on November 2nd, 1975. Her favorite hobbies included playing pinochle, solitaire, watching Judge Judy and Law & Order as well as conversing with family and friends. Lorraine was a woman who lived a full life. She was a woman who exemplified strength, perseverance, endurance and much more. A world traveler, a hard worker, a confidant and a servant to Jehovah will define who Lorraine was. Lorraine's lasting impression will forever be missed as she was one who's facial's expression said everything without even saying a word. Lorraine would not complete a sentence without her famous phrases " like that" or "I could care less" Even with her expressions or witty catchphrases, Lorraine had a heart of gold as she would find a way to show compassion by sending a fruit basket, some sort of get-well card, or even flowers to anyone that was sick or she would say, "down in the dumps". Lorraine was preceded in death by her youngest daughter, Loretta M. Carter, two grandsons, Dwayne Jr. and Tyree Parks, her parents, Helen Williams and William S. Ramey, and all her siblings. She leaves to cherish her memory to her two daughters, namesake, Lorraine (Milton), Linda, one son Vincent, 5 grandsons, Paul, Jeffery, Christopher, Clayborn and Corey, her favorite granddaughter, Rubee, special aunt Mattie (Sweets), great grandchildren, Dwayne iii (Eddy my love) and Khaliya, great-great grandchildren Zion and Kasir. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
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